Acoustic Guitar Legend Tommy Emmanuel to Release ‘Music Gone Public’ DVD on February 3, 2017

On February 3, world-renowned "fingerstyle" guitar legend Tommy Emmanuel will release Tommy Emmanuel - Music Gone Public, a DVD collection of "greatest hits" from Tommy's previous PBS airings. It includes seven never-before-seen performances and musical collaborations, and features personal stories about the songs and performances from Tommy himself.

The first season of Music Gone Public – Curated Concerts for Public Television was met with enormous success. The season featured performances by artists such as Tommy Emmanuel, Frankie Moreno, Frank Vignola, Joe Craven, and Antsy McClain, to name a few. Emmanuel's program was a bit unique. Rather than highlight one concert, his episode combined many of his great performances for PBS over the last decade from previous features such as Center Stage, Tommy Emmanuel & Friends - Live from The Balboa Theatre, and Live and Solo from Pensacola, Florida.

Tommy Emmanuel's five-decade career has garnered hundreds of thousands of fans worldwide, along with two GRAMMY nominations. Maintaining a tour schedule of nearly 250 shows a year, Emmanuel has been voted Favorite Acoustic Guitarist in both Guitar Player Magazine and Acoustic Guitar Magazine's reader polls. Emmanuel's catalogue includes over twenty musical recordings of solos, duets, ensembles, cover tunes, originals, utilizing both electric and acoustic guitar. He has made six live performance DVDs, and six additional instructional DVDs. Tommy Emmanuel is an honorary Kentucky Colonel, a CGP (Certified Guitar Player), an Order of Australia Medalist (AM) and the holder of an honorary Master's Degree (MA).

'Tommy Emmanuel – Music Gone Public' Track List

1. Nine Pound Hammer (from Center Stage)

2. The Bug (from Live & Solo from Pensacola)

3. Angelina (from Live & Solo from Pensacola)

4. Guitar Boogie (from Live from The Balboa Theatre)

5. Avalon with Frank Vignola and Vinny Raniolo (Previously Unreleased)

6. Mombassa/Drums (from Center Stage)

7. Miyazaki's Dream (from Live & Solo from Pensacola)

8. Blood Brother (from Live & Solo from Pensacola)

9. The Trails (from Live & Solo from Pensacola)

10. Tall Fiddler (from Center Stage)

11. Somewhere Over the Rainbow (Previously Unreleased)

Special Features Track List (All Tracks Below Are Previously Unreleased)

1. Tears for Jerusalem

2. Haba Na Haba

3. Golliwoggs's Cakewalk

4. Nuages with Frank Vignola

5. If I Had You with Bucky Pizzarelli, Frank Vignola, and Vinny Raniolo

2017 US Winter Tour

Feb 16-17 – Clearwater, FL – Capitol Theatre

Feb 18 – Fort Lauderdale, FL – Parker Playhouse

Feb 19 – Orlando, FL – The Plaza Live

Feb 21-22 – Newberry, SC – Newberry Opera House

Feb 23 – Durham, NC – Carolina Theatre of Durham

Feb 24 – Charlotte, NC – McGlohand Theatre

Feb 25 – Lancaster, PA – Lancaster Roots & Blues Festival

Feb 26 – Pittsburgh, PA – Byham Theatre

Feb 28 – Burlington, VT – Flynn Theatre

Mar 1 – Troy, NY – Troy Savings Bank Music Hall

Mar 2 – Englewood, NJ – Bergen Perfomring Arts Center

Mar 3 – Newton, NJ – Newton Theatre

Mar 4 – Tarrytown, NY – Tarrytown Music Hall

Mar 5 – Northampton, MA – Academy of Music

Mar 7-8 – Alexandria, VA - The Birchmere

Mar 9 – Richmond, VA – Carpenter Theatre

Mar 10 – Rocky Mount, VA – Harvester Performance Center

Mar 11 – Greenville, TN – Niswonger Performing Arts Center

Mar 12 – Bluegrass Underground -The Cave at Cumberland Caverns – McMinnville, TN

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